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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1420-1425
MS M.1004 fol. 116v

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Margins decorated with border of foliate and floreate ornament, inhabited by: 1) hybrid woman, winged, nude, wearing hat, holding mirror in raised right arm, and raising left arm, in upper margin; 2) blue butterfly in upper left margin; 3) green fly (?) and hybrid man looking toward fly in lower margin. Text from the Office of the Dead.

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